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Why does my bokashi have maggots?Updated 4 months ago

Maggots appearing in your Bokashi bin can be the result of flies laying eggs on the food waste, particularly if the bin is not sealed properly or if there are gaps where flies can enter. 

This situation might also occur if the Bokashi bran is not being used in sufficient quantities to properly ferment the waste, or if the waste includes items that shouldn't be composted with Bokashi, such as large amounts of liquids or materials that are too difficult for the process. 

To prevent maggots, ensure the bin is tightly sealed, use an appropriate amount of Bokashi bran with each layer of waste, and avoid putting in materials that attract flies or are not suitable for Bokashi composting.

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